Freedom is the English translation of Vrijheid and it is the feeling of freedom and mobility that a life afloat gives the owners of this classic ship. Bruce and Caroline are both New Zealanders but have lived in the UK
Life aboard the Nova Cura is a truly international experience. Colin and Danielle were born in the UK and USA respectively, and live aboard their Dutch barge in the Netherlands. She is 126ft (38.54m) long traditional Luxemotor design, built in
Mike and Jill are the most recent in a long line of caring owners of this classic Luxemotor Dutch barge. Unlike other new boat owners who need to carry out a fair bit of investigative work to piece together a
Home to Simon and Jane , their daughter Ellen and Stanley the cat, Longfellow is a 126ft (37.8m) Luxemotor Dutch barge moored at Putney on the River Thames in London. The family have lived onboard for over eight years. Longfellow was
Buying a barge enabled Alison and Roger to combine their respective passions – travel and boating. The couple had shared many boating holidays together and initially bought Lily to use during weekends and holidays. They soon found that just weekends
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Emma and Don wanted to buy a house in France for their retirement but couldn’t decide where they wanted to live, so they built a luxury floating home instead that allows them to keep their options open and move around.
No matter what the weather, you’ll find Roger and Sue aboard Harmonie II . She has been their home since retiring two years ago and leaving the UK to begin a new life of adventure cruising on the European waterways.
The beginning of a life afloat for Stefan and Julie stemmed from a love of water and the outdoors. They spent two years living on a narrowboat on the UK canals and enjoyed the simplicity of the lifestyle. Their interest
From the outside Chester looks like a conventional Luxemotor Dutch barge, but take a step inside and you realise she is a little bit special. The entire interior was custom built in solid teak with the bathroom and galley built
Amsterdam is the European city most famous for its collection of houseboats and this is where Arie and his wife Gerda live aboard their barge Apelonia Maria . She is a 75ft (27.2m) long traditional type of barge known as